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marmoset

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mar=mo=set

CIDE DICTIONARY

marmosetn. [F. marmouset a grotesque figure, an ugly little boy, prob. fr. LL. marmoretum, fr. L. marmor marble. Perhaps confused with marmot. See Marble.].
     Any one of numerous species of small South American monkeys of the genera Hapale and Midas, family Hapalidæ. They have long soft fur, and a hairy, nonprehensile tail. They are often kept as pets. Called also squirrel monkey.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

marmoset, n. any of several small tropical American monkeys of the family Callitricidae, having a long bushy tail.

Etymology
OF marmouset grotesque image, of unkn. orig.

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